Homes and Interiors

Homes & Interiors

Seven laws you might be breaking in your own garden without realising it

Thousands of British gardeners are at risk of becoming unwitting criminals due to a lack of knowledge of basic gardening laws, experts have claimed.

News
Don’t let Stamp Duty rules stop your move

Don’t let Stamp Duty rules stop your move

When the former Chancellor, George Osborne, reformed Stamp Duty Land Tax, his intention was clear – he wanted to create greater liquidity at the bottom end of the market, and slow house price growth over the £1 million mark.

Homes and Interiors
Velux product warning. Photo: Generic housing picture

Warning issued over spontaneously shattering windows

A window manufacturer has issued a warning over a range of its products which may be prone to spontaneously shattering

News
Norhampton residents are advised they may be closer to a mortgage than they think

A mortgage may be closer than you think, experts advise

Would-be first-time buyers in Northamptonshire have been challenged to prove just how much they want their dream home by acting now to start saving for the deposit.

Promoted content
For those people looking to buy property in Northamptonshire there is still a window of opportunity

Low mortgage rates not due to last for long, experts say

Northamptonshire’s property hunters have a closing window of opportunity to take advantage of historically low interest rates

Promoted content
Lenders are adviser it is prime-time for first-time buyers to get on the ladder

Boom time to buy in Northamptonshire for first-time buyers

London buy-to-let investors’ grip on the Northamptonshire housing market is being loosened at last, giving local first-time buyers a chance to get on the ladder.

Promoted content
The girls at the Cramden Nursery with their award-winning flowers.

Award-winning flowers plant Northampton nursery on national gardening show

A Northampton flower nursery will feature on the prime time BBC Two programme Gardeners' World this summer.

News

COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

News
D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

D.I...WHY? New research hammers home the true cost of DIY

Half of us (48%) confess to believing we are good or very good at DIY despite a third (33%) having admitted that they have suffered a DIY disaster.

News
Luna 1 artists impression

Will this be one of the most desirable houses in Britain?

A developer with an eye for luxury has grand designs for what promises to be one of the most sought after homes in the UK in Beaconsfield, Bucks.

Homes and Interiors
Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

News
2017 property crash would see �399 a week wiped off UK property values

2017 property crash would see £399 a week wiped off UK property values

While the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has forecast that house prices in the UK will rise by around 3 per cent this year, a Times survey of leading economists has predicted that 2017 could be the year the London property bubble finally bursts, almost a decade on from the last market crash

News
Presenter and property expert Lucy Alexander/ Raise the Roof Productions

Casting call for new TV show which helps you find your dream home

Led by property expert, Lucy Alexander (of Homes Under the Hammer fame), indecisive house hunters will be given the chance to find the right property for them.

News
Developer launches homes on new Daventry estate

Developer launches homes on new Daventry estate

Latest phase of homes on new Daventry estate is launched by developer

News
Could you afford the Friends apartment or the Simpsons’ house on Evergreen Terrace?

Could you afford the Friends apartment or the Simpsons’ house on Evergreen Terrace?

If you questioned how a gang featuring an unemployed actor, a chef, a masseuse and a waitress could afford to live in an upmarket apartment in the sitcom Friends - you’re not the only one.

Homes and Interiors
B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

News
The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

The ten most expensive houses on the market in Northamptonshire

Found a few quid down the back of your sofa and looking to move home?

Homes and Interiors
Cost of moving house soars

Cost of moving house soars

The average cost of moving home in the UK has risen by £870 during the past year, up to £10,996.

News
Pictured L-R are: Sue Ousley, Robbie Speirs, Simon Fowler, Matthew Owen, Brian Oldham and Alan Bottwood

A blooming great result for Northampton in East Midlands in Bloom awards

Northampton has retained its Silver Gilt award in this year’s East Midlands in Bloom contest.

Northampton
How to sell your house

How to sell your house - 10 tips from top property developers

Selling your home is one of the biggest financial matters most of us will ever deal with.

News
Load more